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Whales & Souls (FringeNYC)

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Relevant

About the show

Part of FringeNYC: Pssssst. Did you hear the tale of the Creature from the Lake…? In this gritty, sensual fable for adults, a small conservative village is enticed by offers from an outsider, and everything begins to change. Test the waters, if you dare... More…

Categories: Solo Show, Performance Art, Local. From Sexy Dirt Productions. Written by Andrew Kramer. Directed by Matt Renskers.

FROM THE ARTIST:
Whales & Souls delves into mankinds' effect on the environment. The leader of a small, rural village is enticed by a large monetary offer that could change the town forever. Meanwhile, an unusual creature emerges from the lake with an ominous warning for the villagers. Whales & Souls is a gritty, sensual fable for adults that examines the way we relate to the environment, ourselves, and each other. It was developed by Kramer under the terraNOVa Collective Groundbreakers Playwright's Group in New York City and features actor Chris Roe playing all 7 characters, and is directed by Matt Renskers.


Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Relevant

64
Clever, Masterful, Overrated

See it if You love shadow puppets and strong visual theater.

Don't see it if The story is important to you. The show loses a lot of narrative focus as it goes on.


August 16th, 2016
"This show is aesthetically stunning…The story of ‘Whales & Souls’ is undeniably complex, and the detailed writing which lends the play its fairy tale feeling often leads to some confusion...Roe manages to keep the audience with him throughout the entire piece…His performance is energetic and enc...
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